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explosion killed workers and 205 things of oil was entered into the environment. $2.4 billion of the company's funds will be dedicated to environmental reservations. along with the criminal and environmental panel b.p. was also pay half a million dollars to settle claims with ask ec. it >>is approved by the court would have cost b.p. nearly $42 billion. in addition the company officials are facing criminal charges. the peace entered a statement stating that they apologize for their role and that they are trying to get a resolution. they stated that they have accepted responsibility. under the clean water act they also can be facing a $20 million penalty. and this could take three years to sort out. >>in missouri a 20 year-old man is accused of plotting a shooting at a showing of the new twilight mo. he confessed to a plot after he was tipped off by his mother. he started to target wal-mart instead. he stated that if he ran out family will go to wal-mart to get more and more. >>compensation amounts for the victims of the colorado theater shooting has been finalized. the families of the 12 peo
of the ways that our food remains cheap is by paying workers very little. but as you say there are environment externallalities as economists like to call it. the ways in which the food companies push out the environmental costs of what it is that they produce. they push out the healthcare costs, when we buy a dollar burger built into that dollar is not the long term healthcare cost of eating foods that is high in salt and fat but these are the ways that corporations manage to avoid the full costs. >> gavin: you talked about $200 hamburger. has there been actual work through the economics of a hamburger? >> yes the 200-dollar burger is an idea that came from a bunch of researchers in india. if this burger comes from a cow that was grazed on land that once upon a time was rain forest we can factor in the loss of ecoservice and that's just the footprint. that does not include the low wages that are paid in the food industry or fields where even today we have workers who are living in conditions of modern day slavery. they're growing the tomatoes that end up in our burgers. the $200 hamburger is
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